Health News

Female Facebook Users Can Develop Eating Disorders
A new study from the University of Haifa finds girls who spend more time on Facebook, the social networking Web site, are more likely to develop eating disorders.
Caring for the Un-Cared For
A new study supports results from previous studies that show how the quality of child care and home environments impact the social and emotional health of a child.
Love Your Baby's Brain
Two new studies reveal how a mother's love is good for her baby's developing brain.
Kids Need Z's
Insufficient and disorganized sleep puts kids at higher risk of developing obesity and other health conditions, which may be able to be mitigated by "catch up" sleep on weekends and holidays.
Poverty Affects Genetic Potential
According to researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, poverty may hold back children's genetic potentials as early as age two.
Can't Get Enough of the Game
A team of international researchers has found that video game addiction is a growing problem that can lead to numerous psychological issues.
Sad, Sleepy Seniors
High school seniors who are excessively sleepy during the day may be at an increased risk of depression, according to a new study.
Making Connections
The brain consists of a complex web of connections. In order for people to integrate and synthesize information from various parts of the brain, brain cells create long-distance links between one another.